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Published by Whittaker in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Coal,
  • Coal mines and mining -- Great Britain,
  • Coal trade -- Great Britain

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby the author of the "Treatise on manufactures in metal".
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTN801 H64
The Physical Object
Pagination485p.
Number of Pages485
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23304176M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Holland, John, History and description of fossil fuel, the collieries, and coal trade of Great Britain. : The History and Description of Fossil Fuel, the collieries, and coal trade of Great Britain. By the author of the "Treatise on manufactures in metal" in Lirdner's Cabinet Cyclopædia [J Holland]. (): Anonymous, John Holland: Books. The history and description of fossil fuel, the collieries, and coal trade of Great Britain / by the author of the "Treatise in manufactures in metal," (three volumes,) in . Buy The History and Description of Fossil Fuel, the Collieries, the History and Description of Fossil Fuel, the Collieries, and Coal Trade of Great Britain () and Coal Trade of Great Britain () by John Holland from Amazon's Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a .

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The History and Description of Fossil Fuel, the Collieries and Coal Trade of Great Britain by John Holland; Our Coal and Our Coal Pits by J. R. Leifchild; A History of Coal Mining in Great Britain by Robert L. Galloway; The British Coal Trade by H. Stanley Jevons (pp. ).   Coal, one of the most important primary fossil fuels, a solid carbon-rich material, usually brown or black, that most often occurs in stratified sedimentary deposits, which may later be subjected to high temperatures and pressures during mountain building, . The Coal-fields of Great Britain: Their History, Structure Cannel Carboniferous Limestone Carboniferous rocks centre coal Coal Strata coal-beds coal-field Coal-formation Coal-measures coal-seams Coal-series collieries coloured containing Deduct for quantity Delf denudation depth Devonian district ditto The Coal-fields of Great Britain. In , at the time of the creation of the Kingdom of Great Britain, energy sources were still very rudimentary. People burned wood, brush, manure, straw and peat. The real increase in yields from deeper coal mines came with the steam pump invented by the engineer Thomas Savery (see picture), improved in by Thomas Newcomen and then by.